Alumna donates to establish new Teachers College scholarship

Topics: Alumni, Teachers College, Scholarships

January 17, 2012

 Ball State University alumna Grace Jackson has donated more than $215,000 through her estate to establish the Grace Jackson Teachers College Scholarship. This scholarship will provide financial assistance to selected Ball State students pursuing a major within the Teachers College.

Jackson attended Ball State in 1939 and 1940. During this time, she was honored as the recipient of the Lake County Scholarship Award. She was a graduate of Tolleston High School in Gary, Ind.

Availability of the Grace Jackson Teachers College Scholarship is dependent upon an awards selection process established by Ball State. For more information about this scholarship and other scholarships available at Ball State, contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at 765-285-5600 or visit

By Kait Buck

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